Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 5/20/2016
Salmon – Salmon fishing at Shelter Cove is improving. Most fish are of smaller size but there have been a few nice sized Salmon pulled in. The bite seems to be best early in the morning and becomes more hit or miss throughout the day.
The Salmon season out of Eureka kicked off with a bang! Quick limits were reported straight out from the mouth of Humboldt Bay on Monday. The ocean conditions are expected to lay back down on Sunday and should provide anglers with a good shot at a King Salmon.
Rockfish – The Rockfishing out of Eureka and Trinidad was very successful last Sunday on opening day. Most anglers achieved limits of Lingcod and Rockfish fairly easily.
Dungeness Crab – Dungeness crab fishing remains hot. Shelter Cove has reported crab limits within the hour for most interested parties. Recreational Dungeness crab has opened state wide, there have been no reports out of Trinidad as of yet but we will post them as soon as we get them.
Surf Perch – Surf Perch fishing along the Humboldt coast is a good option for anglers who are landlocked by stormy weather. The beach across from Stone Lagoon has provided the best action but King Salmon and Samoa Beach have also been producing.
Soupfin Shark and Spiny Dogfish
Pacific Sanddab and Other Flatfish
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PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM- 222 PM PDT FRI MAY 20 2016 TONIGHT S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WAVES NW 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SAT S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES NW 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SAT NIGHT S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES NW 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SUN SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES NW 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SUN NIGHT SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES NW 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. MON N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES NW 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. TUE N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WAVES NW 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. WED N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WAVES NW 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.